Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, has urged the Super Falcons make winning the African Women Championship (AWC) his welcome to office as gift as the team prepares for the depart the shores of the country for the competition in Namibia. Pinnick on his visit to the ladies during their evening training at the FIFA Goal Project Pitch, Abuja told them that winning the trophy will add a feather to his cap.
“This is the dawn of a new beginning so I urge you girls to go to Namibia and conquer Africa, I want you girls to go and do this country proud,” he said.
“President Goodluck Jonathan has done so well in sports in this country so we must his Transformation Agenda in sports by winning this trophy. I want to proudly as the NFF President lead you guys to the Presidential lounge where you will be honored and accorded your pride of place after winning the trophy. But please make sure that you think success when you are playing, think Nigeria and whatever you need will be given to you,” he added.
The Super Falcons will open their campaign in Namibia against the giant-killing Ivory Coast who edged holders Equatorial Guinea in the qualifiers.